Energy Management | Facility Executive - Creating Intelligent Buildings

The challenge aims to make commercial, public, industrial, and residential buildings 20 percent more energy efficient over the next decade by focusing on overcoming market barriers and sharing partner-created solutions.


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The challenge aims to make commercial, public, industrial, and residential buildings 20 percent more energy efficient over the next decade by focusing on overcoming market barriers and sharing partner-created solutions.

Energy Management

Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Energy Management articles below.


Better Buildings Challenge Partners Save $1.9 Billion In Energy Costs

The challenge aims to make commercial, public, industrial, and residential buildings 20 percent more energy efficient over the next decade by focusing on overcoming market barriers and sharing partner-created solutions.

WorkHorse LED Extreme Drivers From Fulham

The WorkHorse LED Extreme family of constant current, programmable drivers specifically designed for outdoor and high-power applications now feature support for DALI lighting controls.

Prepare Your Facility To Beat The Summer Heat

HVAC technologies can result in reduced energy costs and higher occupant satisfaction during summer's peak demand days.

Energy Dashboard At MIT Illustrates Campus Impact

Energize_MIT was developed in response to MIT's 2015 Plan for Action on Climate Change, which called for the creation of an open data platform for campus energy use.

New WebCTRL Chilled Water System Optimizer By ALC

Automated Logic Corporation's new high efficiency chilled water system optimizer helps customers save energy.

Did You Miss Our Beyond LED Lighting Webinar?

View this free webinar video and learn strategies for using LED lighting to manage your energy and control your space.

Operating Coal-Free By 2025

The University of Iowa power plant will increase its use of biomass and other renewable energy sources to meet this goal.

Task Tuning In Commercial Buildings: A Field Study

This lighting controls strategy is used to reduce energy use while maintaining occupant comfort.

Lighting Efficiency Changes On Horizon

Released toward the end of 2016, the revised ANSI/ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.1 includes several significant lighting modifications.

Energy Resilience Bank Supports New Jersey Hospitals

The first public infrastructure bank in the nation to focus on energy resilience will help four New Jersey hospitals stay up and running during outages.

FM Alert: Free Energy Benchmarking Leverages 68B Square Feet Of Data

Released by Lucid in partnership with Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, BenchmarkMyBuilding enables facility management professionals to leverage billions of data points on commercial building energy use.

10 Trends Driving Intelligent Buildings, From Navigant Research

According to a new report, evolutions in technology, delivery models, and customer demand are spurring the digital transformation of commercial buildings.

Ceiling Cassette Indoor Unit By Mitsubishi Electric

The improved ceiling-recessed indoor unit features the new 3D i-see Sensor™ to deliver comfort and energy saving benefits.

DLC Qualified Products List Adds Two Lutron Offerings

Lutron's Quantum Total Light Management System and Vive wireless system now eligible for utility rebates and incentives by DesignLights Consortium members.

Facility Managers View Energy Efficiency As Operating, Investment Strategy

Facility managers in states with strong energy efficiency programs more likely to install energy efficient lighting and HVAC equipment, according to new DNV GL survey.

DOE Introduces Energy Efficiency Project Financing Navigator

The Better Buildings Financing Navigator helps building owners, facility and energy managers, and other decision-makers connect with financiers, including banks and financial institutions, to pursue energy-saving measures.

Facility Management Is Facilitated By Smart Sensors

In pursuing a smart building, a critical step is to identify and select smart sensors that are capable of generating rich, actionable data about an occupant’s whereabouts.

Passive Infrared Wall Switch Sensor By Wattstopper

The wall switch occupancy sensor, the WS-301, now features convenient Manual-ON control, ensuring maximum energy savings and code compliance.

Blue Pillar Announces Financing From Investors

The IoT solutions provider focused on the integrity of energy for critical infrastructure has secured a new $10 million investment.

Facility Retrofit: Visibility Into Energy Consumption

To improve insight into energy use, California tech firm Nimble Storage installed an energy management analytics platform.

Simplify With Networked Lighting Controls

While this lighting technology seems to add complexity, its features help to streamline facility operations.

Wattstopper Digital Lighting Management System

DLM is an intelligent, distributed control system that automatically maximizes lighting levels and energy efficiency throughout a building.

Smart Buildings Get Smarter With IoT

From building management systems to the next frontier of facility technology, the benefits of IoT abound but the roadmap differs for each organization.

Facility Executive | November / December 2016 Issue

The November / December 2016 issue looks at smart buildings, building automation, the Internet of Things, HVAC, energy management, sustainable restrooms, lighting, and ceilings. Plus, Solutions 2017: Advancements in Products & Services.

SL Green’s Energy Retrofit Wins IREM Sustainability Award

The real estate investment trust won the 2016 IREM® REME Award for an energy efficiency retrofit implemented at its global headquarters, resulting in energy reduction of 15%.

EnOcean Alliance, IBM Join Forces

The EnOcean Alliance and IBM have joined forces to standardize intelligent building solutions for the Internet of Things.

Accu-CT® Series of Current Transformers From Continental Control Systems

The ACT Series of high-accuracy split-core current transformers are now UL Certified to meet the new 2017 National Electrical Safety Code requirement.

One More Vote Needed For Outcome-Based Pathway

The proposed change to the 2018 International Energy Conservation Code would implement an optional outcome-based path for buildings to achieve energy-efficiency requirements.

Zen HQ For SME With Multi-Site Facilities

This energy management system connects with the company's Zen thermostat to provide control over HVAC, lighting schedules, and energy consumption.

Marine Corps Plans First Net Zero Energy Military Base

The energy efficiency and renewable generation project builds on existing efforts to increase sustainability and energy security for the Marine Corps Logistics Base in Albany, GA.

2016 Energy Efficiency Standard Published

A newly published energy efficiency standard from ASHRAE and IES offers energy savings measures resulting from industry input.

Energy Efficiency Projects To Save Tinker Air Force Base $3.5M Annually

The $19 million upgrade to the assembly plant's lighting, HVAC, hot water, and thermal energy systems will help meet mandated federal energy reduction goals.

Excellence in Energy Efficiency Recognized

The Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs, the City of Chula Vista, CA, and an Illinois industry expert are honored for their energy code compliance efforts.

New APC by Schneider Electric Back-UPS

Innovative UPS design offers hours of runtime for critical network devices, providing internet access during outages and emergencies.

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